Electrical Technology

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What is the program?
The Electrical Technology program teaches the theories and principles of the operation of electrical appliances, equipment, and machines; the installation and maintenance of motors, transformers, industrial controls, programmable logic controllers, and variable speed drives. The study of the National Electrical Code and preparation for Journeyman Electrical Test are included. A variety of related laboratory projects allow students to put into practice the knowledge and skills gained.

When is the program offered?
Courses are taught year round during the day, evening, and split term to accommodate a wide range of schedules for full-time and part-time students.

What awards does the program lead to and how long does it take?

Students may earn a Certificate or an Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS). Students enrolled full-time may complete a certificate in as little as four semesters (18 months) or an AAS in two years.

What requirements do I need in order to enroll?

Any student possessing a high school diploma or GED certificate is eligible to enter the Electrical Technology program.

What jobs will this program prepare me for?

Typical positions include electrician positions in residential and commercial buildings installing and maintaining equipment. Also positions in maintenance and/or construction in industrial plants, utilities, healthcare facilities, and public institutions.

Contact:

Lorenzo Freeman
Email:  lfreeman@sheltonstate.edu
Phone: 205.391.2240
Office: 2523 Martin Campus
 
Lane Tyner
Email: ltyner@sheltonstate.edu
Phone: 205.391.5841
Office: 2532 Martin Campus